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Hair, Beauty and Aesthetics Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Beauty Therapist
Carry out detailed and confidential beauty consultations with clients to select the most appropriate services, treatments and products
Advanced Beauty Therapy & Aesthetics Practitioner
Provide and manage beauty services and specialist make-up services
Aesthetic Practitioner
Beauty Therapy Manager
Media & Special Effects Make-up Specialist
Beauty Specialist & Aesthetics Professional
Provide, deliver and manage complex and high level application of beauty and aesthetic services
Non surgical Aesthetic Practice Professional
Hair Specialist
Clean, condition, cut, style, finish, and colour hair including facial hair
Advanced Hair Specialist
Create and design hair styles, specialist conditions treatment and often the management of a salon
Hair, Skin & Scalp Specialist
Salon Manager
Hair Professional
Create and design hair styles for major (international) fashion events and modelling assignments
Creative Hair & Fashion Director